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Isometrics: Bodybuilding’s “Cheat Code”

Ah—isometrics! Strength training without movement. It’s a method championed through the decades by all serious sports scientists and researchers. Many of the great modern-day strength coaches are passionate advocates for isometrics: Louie Simmons, Pavel Tsatsouline, Christian Thibaudeau, Ross Enamait, and on and on. If you think isos are snake oil, these names should give you pause. All these men promote isometric training.

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Infinite Isometrics - Hebb’s Rule: The Law of Strength Training

Hebb’s rule is not just fundamental to strength gain—it’s easily the most crucial principle that exists in this arena. It’s no exaggeration to call Hebb’s rule the ultimate law of strength training. Everything else comes a distant second.

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Isometric Super-Power, the Top 10 Reasons to Use the Isochain in your Strength Training

Do you remember strength? Real strength—not the drug bloated here-today-gone-tomorrow gym posing bullshit you see on YouTube, Instagram, Tiktok and so forth. I mean pure, ferocious, animal power—power possessed by guys who looked lithe, or even small; not the gigantic, bovine, steroid-built heart attacks-waiting-to-happen that pass for modern “strongmen”.

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Why I Have Been Using Kettlebells for 20 Years — And Am Not About to Stop.

Floating around the DD discussion was the kettlebell. I had first seen Kettlebells at the College of San Mateo when the Soviet hammer throwers were tossing them on the football field (I’m sure that went over well). When I popped open my 1971 Track and Field Omnibook written by J. K. Doherty, I saw these used in training for every track and field event.

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Why Kettlebells Should Be The Foundation for Your Functional Fitness

One thing all of these courses had in common was that they believe that incorporating kettlebells is a staple for functional fitness. Kettlebell training can be used to enhance your strength, conditioning, athletic abilities, correcting movement, and creating greater stability in the body. By becoming an RKC Trainer you are setting yourself up for success by starting off with a strong foundation.

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The Hidden Benefits of Kettlebell Training. Interview with Brian McMaster, RKC Team Leader

What really drew me in was that whether we were training a young athlete or someone in their seventies or eighties we saw great improvements with kettlebells.

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Isometrics and Alignment

Since I was young, my joints have been the limiting factor in my physical training. Naturally, isometric training seemed the perfect way to train hard without too much risk to my joints. So I invested in an Isochain and started to experience rapid improvements in my strength and performance within a week or two...

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How to Get Healthy Using Kettlebells & Functional Fitness

Most people in the public have a false understanding of our profession and those who work in them. Some people still believe that personal trainers are glorified gym teachers or boot camp instructors.

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¿Por qué entrenar con kettlebells?

La kettlebell tiene mucho que ofrecer en general: a los atletas de alto rendimiento, a la gente que necesita desarrollar más fuerza y condición física, a los profesionistas cuyo trabajo les exige un esfuerzo físico y a quienes les pide estar sentados todo el día.

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Why Train with Kettlebells?

Kettlebell training has much to offer, whether you are a high-performance athlete, someone who just needs to develop strength and endurance, an employee with the kind of work that demands physical effort, or a person who sits almost the entire day.

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